Charity floats visit

TWO charity Father Christmas floats are visiting the Downend and Emersons Green area as part of tours around the region.

Santa’s Christmas Float 2023, which is raising money for Suicide Prevention UK, will visit Lyde Green and Emersons Green on the evening of Wednesday December 6, from Lyde Green Park & Ride to Lyde Green roundabout and along Emerson Way.

Original Santa Float, which is raising money for the Grand Appeal for Bristol Children’s Hospital and Time is Precious, a charity supporting children in hospital and their families, is visiting Lyde Green, Emersons Green and Bromley Heath on December 9 and Staple Hill, Downend and Mangotsfield on December 22.

More details can be found on each group’s Facebook page.